One-Step Reduction of Chalcones to Saturated Alcohols by Ammonium Formate/Palladium on Carbon: A Versatile Method

Author(s): Carlos K. Z. Andrade, Wender A. Silva.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 1 , 2006

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Abstract:

Several chalcones are reduced directly to the corresponding saturated alcohols, in a catalytic transfer hydrogenation process, by use of the ammonium formate/palladium on carbon system in very good yields.

Keywords: Chalcones, catalytic transfer hydrogenation (CTH), ammonium formate

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VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2006
Page: [39 - 41]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157017806774964440

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